city of Compton

Compton Job Fair Makes Mayor Emma Sharif’s Vision a Reality

Compton Mayor Emma Sharif envisioned bringing three entities – Compton Unified School District, the City of Compton, and Compton College – together to have a job fair.  And those three entities collaborated to make Sharif’s idea became a reality.

Mayor Emma Sharif’s Compton’s Corner

The City Audit Towards the end of last year, the City of Compton received an audit report from the State of California with recommendations on improving our City’s financial standing. We are proud to report that the City has met all the April deadlines for Priority 1 Recommendations listed in the Audit with the support of the City Manager’s Office, City Controller’s Office, and Human Resources Department. The City Council has help comply with the deadlines by adopting resolutions to adhere to the audit’s recommendation of prioritizing open and competitive hiring processes for all positions including hiring a consultant to

Church and State Unite to Hold Conference for Formerly Incarcerated

Apostle Ronald C. Hill, Sr. of Love and Unity Christian Fellowship will host the “Life Before & After Prison Conference” for the formerly incarcerated, featuring, among many highlights, the testimony of former mayor and congressman Pastor Walter R. Tucker III of Truth and Love Christian Church. The day and a half conference will be held on the evening of Friday, September 9 at 7:00 p.m. and all day on Saturday, September 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Man Taken Into Custody Following Barricade in Compton

An armed man wanted for assault was taken into custody today after a barricade of several hours in Compton, authorities said. The standoff began about 3:30 a.m. in the 12800 Block of South Manette Place, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Man Killed in Compton Shooting ID’d

  Deputies were sent to Gateway Drive and Greenleaf Boulevard regarding
an assault with a deadly weapon at about 3 a.m. Saturday, and found Wilder-
Jackson suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body, according to
the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He was pronounced dead at the

Compton Requiring Face Coverings in Public

   The city of Compton will require people to wear face coverings in public to guard against further spread of the coronavirus, officials said today. 
The order applies to anyone within city limits failing to wear a face mask and business owners failing to comply with Los Angeles County shutdown orders and restrictions in accordance with the city’s local COVID-19 emergency order. 

City of Compton Election Results

The City of Compton held its elections for District 1 and 4 for council district seats on Tuesday, June 4.

As of press-time, Michelle Chambers took home the victory winning the election, defeating incumbent Janna Zurita by a large margin of 65 percent of the votes for the District 1 seat.

Sentinel Apologizes to Former Compton Mayor Omar Bradley and His Family for inaccurate information in editorial

In the June 1, 2017 Edition of The Los Angeles Sentinel we featured an Editorial story titled “Why Mayor Aja Brown Deserves Our Vote”. In this editorial the writer made certain allegations about the Mayors opponent Fmr. Compton Mayor Omar Bradley and his family that were factually incorrect and did not meet the Sentinels historical standard of excellence and was just simply wrong. The truth is Omar Bradley nor any of his family members were ever charged with any crimes related to the solid waste scandal and trying to link Mr. Bradley or any of his family members to this crime is just unfair and should have never been a part of our story.